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Ms. Allard from Corona NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Glue And Scissors For My Students

Help me give my students supplies so they can do collage and paper sculpture.

  • $627 goal

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My Students

I teach art at a Title I school that is 95% latino and 5% asian, with a rate of 68% English language learners. We are one of the largest elementary schools in the United States. A vast majority of my students live in zip code 11385, which is the hardest hit area in NYC, with a count of over 3,000 reported COVID19 deaths, outpacing the next highest neighborhood by hundreds of cases. A significant amount of our families are also undocumented immigrants who are unable to receive rent protection, stimulus checks or any other forms of government assistance. Some are also afraid to reach out for medical assistance because they fear deportation.

The majority of my students live in zip code 11385, which is the hardest hit area in NYC, with a count of over 3,000 reported COVID19 cases outpacing the next highest neighborhood by hundreds of cases.

Families are getting sick and cannot go outside for food or cannot afford food at all due to lost work and ineligibility for government assistance. Please help our students remain safe, sane and healthy.

My Project

An overwhelming majority of my students live in literally the neighborhoods hit hardest by COVID 19. Some do not have the most basic school supplies and many students are not unable to complete assignments for art class. The one who are able to work are quickly running out of art supplies, as this is an emotional lifeline for them. As students struggle to come to terms with illness, death and the stress of living through this tragedy, they need a creative outlet to help them make sense of it all.

Ms. Allard
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
23869-1060 - Elmers Washable School Glue Sticks - .21 oz, Class Pack of 60 • Blick Art Materials $23.78 10 $237.80
57085-1009 - Fiskars Scissors Class Pack Carrier - Pkg of 24, Blunt Tip • Blick Art Materials $48.86 4 $195.44
AmazonBasics Catalog Mailing Envelopes, Peel & Seal, 6x9 Inch, Brown Kraft, 250-Pack • Amazon Business $19.39 2 $38.78
Plymor Zipper Reclosable Plastic Bags, 2 Mil, 3" x 6" (Case of 1000) • Amazon Business $23.43 1 $23.43

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